Tag Archives: FDP

Sneak Preview: NSF Expects To Issue Revised PAPPG in October

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The National Science Foundation (NSF) plans to issue a revised version of its Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) in October, and the changes…

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Sneak Preview: Grantees Urged To Prepare for NSF’s Relocation

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Although the National Science Foundation (NSF) has not issued formal policy, agency officials are encouraging grant recipients to submit applicable post-award reports and grant applicants to…

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Coming Up! A Revised FAQ and Several Important Grants Events

Now that Labor Day has come and gone and many of us are back from our summer vacations, we can now look forward to September and ask the question, “What’s coming up in the near future for the grants community?”…

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Agency Officials Offer Little Info on Uniform Guidance Implementation Plans

While attending the Federal Demonstration Partnership meeting on Thursday here in Washington, a certain song kept coming to mind — the old Paul Simon hit “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.” Now, if that seems odd, it’s really not the…

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Gearing Up to Attend Upcoming Grant-Related Conferences

Fill up the gas tank because we’ll be hitting the road over the next month or so, traveling to various forums and conferences that we expect will provide some worthwhile information on the latest on federal grants management and single…

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FDP Members Reluctant To Embrace Time and Effort Reform

In the “You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink” department, a question was raised at the Federal Demonstration Partnership’s spring meeting in Washington, D.C., today that currently is proving this axiom to be correct….

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Sneak Preview: NIH Switching From Pooled Accounts to Subaccounts

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, aims to better assess the financial status of individual grant awards by changing its payment procedures.

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Moving Forward, A Step at a Time

The Research Performance Progress Report, which three federal agencies began using this year, is now ready to take the next step. Wait, let me clarify that — TEST the next step.

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How Is OMB Like Oprah Winfrey? The Sequel

You know you’ve made the big time as a journalist when a federal official addresses a conference and the first thing he or she mentions is something you wrote. Consider me as hitting the big time!

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Three Reasons Why Next Week Will Be Very Interesting

Some weeks are relatively humdrum. There’s not much going on, and I’ll spend several days in a row sitting in front of my computer, writing and editing articles. And then there are weeks like next week. Prepare to have the…

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